Genus "Candidatus Nitrosospongia"

Name: "Candidatus Nitrosospongia" Moeller et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Ni.tro.so.spon’gi.a. L. masc. adj. nitrosus, full of natron, here intended to mean nitrous; L. fem. n. spongia, a sponge; N.L. fem. n. Nitrosospongia, nitrous sponge, meant to mean an organism from a sponge that oxidizes ammonia to nitrite

Gender: feminine (stem: Nitrosospongi-)

Type species: "Candidatus Nitrosospongia ianthellae" Moeller et al. 2019

Original publication: Moeller FU, Webster NS, Herbold CW, Behnam F, Domman D, Albertsen M, Mooshammer M, Markert S, Turaev D, Becher D, et al. Characterization of a thaumarchaeal symbiont that drives incomplete nitrification in the tropical sponge Ianthella basta. Environ Microbiol 2019; 21:3831-3854.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 2. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4671.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Nitrosopumilaceae Qin et al. 2017

Assigned by: Moeller FU, Webster NS, Herbold CW, Behnam F, Domman D, Albertsen M, Mooshammer M, Markert S, Turaev D, Becher D, et al. Characterization of a thaumarchaeal symbiont that drives incomplete nitrification in the tropical sponge Ianthella basta. Environ Microbiol 2019; 21:3831-3854.

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Record number: 11594
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